Emerson's Essays

ISBN-10: 0060909064
ISBN-13: 9780060909062
Authors: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Irwin Edman
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The only collection of the complete First and Second Series of essays by America's most popular sage, available in an affordable paperback edition. A must for students of American culture and literature.

Author bio:

Known primarily as the leader of the philosophical movement transcendentalism, which stresses the ties of humans to nature, Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet and essayist, was born in Boston in 1803. From a long line of religious leaders, Emerson became the minister of the Second Church (Unitarian) in 1829. He left the church in 1832 because of profound differences in interpretation and doubts about church doctrine. He visited England and met with British writers and philosophers. It was during this first excursion abroad that Emerson formulated his ideas for Self-Reliance. He returned to the United States in 1833 and settled in Concord, Massachusetts. He began lecturing in Boston. His…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Canada, Limited Number of pages: 480 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.25" tall Weight: 0.748 lbs. Language: English